Orient-Express Trains and Cruises Joins IGLTA

Orient-Express Trains and Cruises has announced that the following are now members of the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association: the Road to Mandalay, the Eastern & Oriental Express, the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, and Afloat in France. All of these haut...Read more

Rocky Mountaineer Offers 2 for 1 Airfare for Rail Journeys through Canadian Rockies

Rocky Mountaineer has announced a 2 for 1 roundtrip airfare offer on rail packages of seven nights or more. The offer is valid for a limited time only from select North American airports to Vancouver, British Columbia or Calgary, Alberta,...Read more

The Blue Train Joins The Explorateur Portfolio

The Blue Train, South Africa, has joined the ranks of the world’s best travel experiences under their new membership agreement with The Explorateur Portfolio. Chosen under the strictest of criteria, the luxury rail experience joins a prestigious portfolio celebrating exceptional...Read more

APT Vacations Expands to Include Canada, China and Russia by Private Train

APT expands their range of vacations to include Canada, China and Russia by Private Train and include savings of up to $1,200 per couple. Russia by Private Train – Journey along the Trans Siberian Express route on the luxury ‘Golden...Read more

Rocky Mountaineer Debuts Seattle Departures on 2011 Rail & Cruise Vacations with Holland America Line

Rocky Mountaineer will debut Rail & Cruise itineraries departing Seattle. This marks the first time the award-winning rail service has offered Seattle departures in addition to its Vancouver departures.. In partnership with Holland America Line Cruises, these new 12- to...Read more

Metropolitan Touring’s ‘Spirit of the Andes’ Will Ride the Rails in Ecuador

Metropolitan Touring has launched a new itinerary through the Ecuadorian Andes that includes the famous “Devil’s Nose” section of track—one of the most difficult engineering feats in history and one of the most dramatic railways in the world. The “Spirit...Read more

The Blue Train Brings Back Its Signature Rail/Safari Package with Ivory Tree Game Lodge

The Blue Train returns with its signature Rail/Safari Splendour package, designed to showcase some of the best of South Africa, in a compelling and value-oriented package. The journey begins aboard the luxurious Blue Train which departs from Pretoria en route...Read more

Japan Expands Bullet Train Service

Japan will advance its modern infrastructure with the prestigious bullet train system. The line will be extended in north and south, opening additional destinations. To the North: The Tohoku line, which was first implemented in 2002, is going to be...Read more

South Africa: Trumarketing Announces Blue Train’s Special Journeys for 2011

The Blue Train provides a window to the soul of South Africa, offering luxury travel with superior service and fine gourmet cuisine. Travelers experience it all the moment they step aboard The Blue Train, where every need is catered at...Read more

Peru: Perurail Launches New Expedition Service to Machu Picchu

Perurail, operator of the southern and southeast railway in Peru, has introduced a new service, the Expedition, which is intended to replace its existing Backpacker service between Cuzco and Machu Picchu. The service consists of refurbished and improved carriages from...Read more